Saturday, August 23, 2014

Cost Benefit Analysis: Swansea lagoon

Thanks to tutor2u for pulling together these resources

Unit 2: What determines the level of interest rates?

An interesting article from the Guardian

Friday, August 15, 2014

Unit 2: Supply side policies to tackle youth unemployment in Kenya

This Aljazeera video shows a small supply side policy; low interest loans from government

Tuesday, August 12, 2014

Sunday, August 10, 2014

Unit 2: How good a measure of growth is GDP

Nice summary from the BBC

Unit 1: Rising demand for Steinway pianos in China

Rising incomes seems to be the main, but not the sole reason reports the BBC

Unit 1: Aspirin: Am I suffering from information failure?

Is there under consumption of aspirin in the free market? It appears there might be according to this BBC report

Unit 1: Public and private goods: The farmer's road

Nice story from tutor2u

Unit 1: The economic problem: Unlimited wants in health care

NICE's decision not to finance a new cancer drug highlights the basic economic problem

Unit 1: Diesel tax: Making the polluter pay?

An interesting proposal for London to try and reduce air pollution